(February 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1966-12-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Doomed Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Sun Boy; Princess Projectra; Ferro Lad]; Fatal Five [Mano; Validus; Tharok; Emerald Empress; Persuader]
Reprints:

The Doomed Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Princess Projectra; Sun Boy; Ferro Lad (death)]; The Fatal Five [Tharok; Mano; Emerald Empress; Persuader; Validus]; Sun-Eater
Synopsis:
The heroes and villains prepare to confront the Sun-Eater, while Tharok plans for the aftermath. When Superboy attempts a final suicide mission to destroy the Sun-Eater, Ferro Lad knocks him out and sacrifices his life to deliver the bomb which destroys the Sun-Eater.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Shanghalia

Indexer Notes

Story continues from previous issue.

Part II is titled "Slain by the Sun-Eater!"

["Gee, thanks, it's a neat model car kit!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Editing:
?
Job Number:
6290

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete
Synopsis:
Pete wants wants it to rain because he wants to build his model.

Peace On Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
the words "peace on earth" translated into several languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Tom Shields, Jay Burdick, Norm Nichols, Dave Olsen, David Luhn, Jack Jodell, Elizabeth Kane (two letters), Violet Smith, Irene Vartanoff, Gene Comeau, M. Shelby Silver, and A. C. Bethune.

Credit is given to 14-year old Jim Shooter for issue #349 (it's mentioned that he just turned 15), and to E. Nelson Bridwell for issue #351.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1st, 1966. Total Paid Circulation, Average for 12 months: 481,234, for issue nearest to filing date: 522,096

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Doomed Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Doomed Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. ["Gee, thanks, it's a neat model car kit!"]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. Peace On Earth
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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